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Arms and the Girl   

 
46th Street Theatre, (2/02/1950 - 5/27/1950)
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Opening Date: Feb 02, 1950    
Closing Date: May 27, 1950 Total Performances: 134

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Ridgefield, Conn.



Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild; Produced in association with Anthony Brady Farrell
Music by Morton Gould; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Book by Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields and Rouben Mamoulian; Based on the play "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Lawrence Langner and Armina Marshall; Music orchestrated by Morton Gould and Philip J. Lang
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian; Choreographed by Michael Kidd; Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn
Scenic Design by Horace Armistead; Costume Design by Audré
Stage Manager: John Cornell and Herman Magidson
Conducted by Frederick Dvonch
Cast
Florenz AmesCapt. Aaron Kirkland
Howard AndreolaSinger
Andy ApreaSon of Liberty
Singer
Seth ArnoldThad Jennings
Pearl BaileyConnecticut
Edmund BalinDancer
Mimi CabanneAbigail
Singer
Joseph CarusoMatthew
Singer
Lulu Belle ClarkeComfort Kirkland
John ConteCol. Mortimer Sherwood
Cliff DunstanGeneral Lucius Curtis
Nanette FabrayJo Kirkland
Barbara FergusonDancer
Paul FitzpatrickJohn
Peter GennaroDancer
Annabelle GoldDancer
Georges GuétaryFranz
Sterling HallBen
Singer
Maria HarritonDancer
Eda HeinemannPrudence Kirkland
Katherine HenningSinger
William InglisDancer
Robert JosiasDancer
Joan KeenanBetsy
Singer
William J. McCarthyTown Crier
Barbara McCutcheonDancer
Peter MiceliA Militiaman
Singer
Jerry MillerDrummer
Patricia MullerDancer
Dan O'BrienAide to General Curtis
Singer
Mary O'FallonSinger
Frederick OlssonSinger
Arthur PartingtonDancer
Robert RippyAide to General Curtis
Singer
Shirley RobbinsSinger
Philip RoddDavid
Patricia RogersSinger
Helen StantonSinger
Bettina ThayerSinger
Donald ThrallSinger
William ThunhurstSinger
Arthur VintonGeneral George Washington
Norman WeiseSergeant
Singer
Marc WestDancer
Onna WhiteDancer
Fern WhitneyDancer
Lou YetterDancer
Victor YoungSon of Liberty
Singer
music by Morton Gould; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1 Sung By
A Girl with a FlameJo Kirkland
That's What I Told Him Last NightCapt. Aaron Kirkland and Girls
I Like It HereFranz
That's My FellaJo Kirkland
A Cow and a Plough and a FrauFranz
Nothin' for Nothin'Connecticut
He Will TonightJo Kirkland and Girls
Don't TalkCol. Mortimer Sherwood
Plantation in PhiladelphiaJo Kirkland, Franz, Connecticut, Col. Mortimer Sherwood and Company
You Kissed MeJo Kirkland
ACT 2 Sung By
Don't Talk (Reprise) Col. Mortimer Sherwood
I'll Never LearnJo Kirkland and Franz
There Must Be Something Better Than LoveConnecticut
She's ExcitingFranz
Mister Washington! Uncle George!Boys and Girls
A Cow and a Plough and a Frau (Reprise) Jo Kirkland and Franz